Letters from various family members
- 1914-1960 (Creation)
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54 ff. (1 folder) Upper right-hand corners of ff. 8, 37 and edges of f. 20 torn.
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Letters to John Cowper Powys from his mother Mary Cowper Powys (1), 1914, his sister-in-law Violet Powys (wife of Theodore Francis Powys) (1) (partial), [c. 1915], his father the Reverend Charles Francis Powys (2), 1918, his sister-in-law Alyse Gregory (wife of Llewelyn Powys) (7), 1924-1925, 1929, 1939-1940, 1960, his brother Llewelyn Powys (4), 1925, 1927 and undated, his sister-in-law Mabel Powys (first wife of Littleton Charles Powys) (2),  and undated, his sister Katie (Philippa) Powys (1 + 1 postcard), 1941, 1949; his sisters Gertrude Powys, Lucy Penny and 'Marz' [?Marian Powys] (1 telegram), 1942; his brother Littleton Charles Powys (1 telegram), ; his sister Lucy Penny (1, with an enclosed letter from Lucy to Phyllis Playter) 1946; his companion Phyllis Playter (1), undated; his son Littleton Alfred Powys (1 [?Christmas card]), undated; and Ernest Angell (aka Peter Grey), father of Powys's nephew Peter Powys Grey (1), undated; also an envelope (contents removed) from his sister Marian Powys (1954).
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- Playter, Phyllis (Subject)
- Powys, Llewelyn, 1884-1939 (Subject)
- Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967 (Subject)
- Powys, Mary Cowper (Subject)
- Powys, Charles Francis, Reverend, 1843-1923 (Subject)
- Powys, Violet Rosalie, d. 1966 (Subject)
- Powys, Mabel (Subject)
- Powys, Philippa (Subject)
- Penny, Lucy Amelia, 1890-1986 (Subject)
- Powys, Marian (Subject)
- Powys, Gertrude M. (Gertrude Mary) (Subject)
- Powys, Littleton A. (Subject)
- Grey, Peter, aka Ernest Angell (Subject)
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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Description compiled by Geraint Phillips and Bethan Ifan.